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2C and a D from UT austin. Is this hopeless?

Discussion in 'Medical Students - MD' started by panicking, Dec 22, 2001.

  1. panicking

    panicking Junior Member 7+ Year Member

    Dec 21, 2001
    I had an D O-chem II, retook it and got an B. I also had a C in biochem and physics lab. My Science GPA is 3.04 and overall is 3.48. Is my premed carreer is over?. I am not an URM.
    I am planning on taking the MCAT on April and I am counting on it. I always did well on standard tests. I scored in the 92% in the SAT II chemistry and over 1400 on SAT I. Can I count on the MCAT to save me?
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  3. tc

    tc Member 10+ Year Member

    May 27, 2000
    Dallas, Texas
    Your chances are still pretty good if you submit a strong application with a respectable MCAT score (30+) and solid extracurricular activites such as research or medically related volunteer work.

    Recommendation letters from science professors or medical professionals can also make a substantial difference. My GPA was lower than yours so I worked in a research lab at a med school for 2 years, made some good contacts and received some good recommendation letters.

    Good luck.
  4. Medigirl

    Medigirl Member 10+ Year Member

    Feb 13, 2001
    San Antonio, TX
    You have a chance, not to worry. If you are planning to apply to the TX schools (and are a resident) you will be fine. Just work really hard on MCAT studies!

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